Weather Alert!!: Weather and Traffic on ZachNews:

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Weather Alert!!: Weather and Traffic on ZachNews:

**** Freeze Warning!!: ****

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas, Nevada has issued a Freeze Warning that will be in effect from 10:00pm PT / 11:00pm MT on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 until 8:00am PT / 9:00am MT on Thursday, December 17th, 2015 for the upper Colorado River Valley area which includes the communities of Needles, California; Vidal Junction, California; Mohave Valley, Arizona; Lake Havasu City, Arizona; Desert Hills, Arizona; Topock, Arizona; and Bullhead City, Arizona as well as for the areas of Lake Havasu and Fort Mohave-Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Cadiz Basin of San Bernardino County, California.

According to the National Weather Service in Las Vegas, Nevada, expected temperatures: lows of 30*F to 32*F degrees in the coldest spots especially away from the Colorado River waterfront.

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas, Nevada wants the public to know that a freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely, and these conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

Please make sure to bring your pets indoors.

Never leave your pets outdoors in the freezing cold.

**** More information regarding the Freeze Warning is at the following National Weather Service website address: ****

http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ527&warncounty=CAC071&firewxzone=CAZ229&local_place1=5%20Miles%20N%20Needles%20Airport%20CA&product1=Freeze+Warning&lat=34.8481&lon=-114.6141#.VnAnkrerS1s

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**** Weather for Needles, California: ****

– Tuesday:

Sunny, high near 56*F.

Calm wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

– Tuesday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 34*F.

North wind 5 to 8 mph.

– Wednesday:

Sunny, high near 57*F.

North wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

– Wednesday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 32*F.

West northwest wind around 7 mph.

**** Weather for Mohave Valley, Arizona: ****

– Tuesday:

Sunny, high near 56*F.

Light north wind increasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon.

Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

– Tuesday Night:

Clear, low around 32*F.

North wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

– Wednesday:

Sunny, high near 57*F.

North wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

– Wednesday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 30*F.

North wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

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**** Traffic for Mohave County, Arizona: ****

– According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, motorists traveling on State Route 95 (also known as Mohave Valley Highway) should use caution driving through this area as pavement maintenance work is scheduled for the next 2 weeks from Courtwright Road to College Road (From Milepost 227 to Milepost 241) in Mohave County, Arizona.

The road work will happen between the hours on 6:00am to 6:00pm MT from Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 to Tuesday, December 15th, 2015.

Motorists should be prepared for intermittent lane closures in both directions and brief delays while crews perform preventive maintenance work.

Construction will include the application of a protective layer to the pavement, designed to preserve the existing roadway.

The speed limit will be reduced in the work zone.

Motorists are reminded to proceed with caution, slow down, and be alert for construction equipment and personnel.

For more information about this project, please call Michele Beggs either by phone at: 1 (928) 681-6054 or by email at: mbeggs@azdot.gov

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